Home and Garden

With several surprising components involved in your home’s carpet surfaces, it may be time to redefine the way you clean.

Redefining a Clean Carpet: Why it’s important to look below the surface

It’s easy to look at your carpet after you vacuum and assume…

  • Jul 11, 2022

 

Some basic steps around the home can help minimize the impacts of allergies, so we can get back to enjoying the summer!

Summer allergies? 6 simple steps to take around the home

Summer will soon be here, and with it, sunny skies, backyard barbecues…

  • Jun 13, 2022

 

This 2021 image provided by LeighAnn Ferrara shows Ferrara’s young son as he watches a rabbit on a grassy patch of his White Plains, N.Y., yard, which is surrounded by planting beds of flowers, vegetables and trees. Many people are converting parts of their grass lawns into more diverse plantings. (LeighAnn Ferrara via AP

North America’s love affair with the lawn is getting messy

Some homeowners seeing a well-manicured lawn as an anachronism, even a threat

 

With several surprising components involved in your home’s carpet surfaces, it may be time to redefine the way you clean.

Redefining a Clean Carpet: Why it’s important to look below the surface

It’s easy to look at your carpet after you vacuum and assume…

  • Apr 18, 2022
With several surprising components involved in your home’s carpet surfaces, it may be time to redefine the way you clean.
February 2, 2022 - Debra Schulze, owner of Khaya Home Decor in Duncan, photographed at her store.  Don Denton photo

Life and style with Debra Schulze

Khaya Home Decor owner makes a lifestyle change

  • Mar 21, 2022
February 2, 2022 - Debra Schulze, owner of Khaya Home Decor in Duncan, photographed at her store.  Don Denton photo
With several surprising components involved in your home’s carpet surfaces, it may be time to redefine the way you clean.

Redefining a Clean Carpet: Why it’s important to look below the surface

It’s easy to look at your carpet after you vacuum and assume…

  • Mar 14, 2022
With several surprising components involved in your home’s carpet surfaces, it may be time to redefine the way you clean.
All of PacRim’s ready-to-assemble kits are European-made and distributed throughout BC. Each package comes with the materials required to lock-up, with additional material packages available to suit your needs.

Nanaimo company builds on your vision for your property

When PacRim Log Structures opened their doors, they were expecting to be…

  • Dec 6, 2021
All of PacRim’s ready-to-assemble kits are European-made and distributed throughout BC. Each package comes with the materials required to lock-up, with additional material packages available to suit your needs.
One of the many local programs that Norm’s supports: Tanks for Lunch.

Giving back is all part of the job for Nanaimo plumbing and heating team

When your home’s plumbing or heating/cooling system isn’t working, having a service…

  • Nov 15, 2021
One of the many local programs that Norm’s supports: Tanks for Lunch.
Mandy showing samples of fabric

Need to refresh your home furnishings? It’s the little things that count!

Colour and fabric can change your home’s look and function

  • Aug 2, 2021
Mandy showing samples of fabric
Coit cleans area rugs

If you have area rugs, here’s why NOW is the time for professional cleaning

Cool down your home, protect your investment with summer area rug cleaning

  • Jul 19, 2021
Coit cleans area rugs
You don’t have to make-do with the wrong piece of furniture that doesn’t quite fit your space, your style or your needs, says Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings.

Try before you buy: Get the right furniture at the right price

Over the last year, we’ve all spent more time at home, and…

  • Jul 5, 2021
You don’t have to make-do with the wrong piece of furniture that doesn’t quite fit your space, your style or your needs, says Mandy Singh, owner of Nanaimo Home Furnishings.
Some basic steps around the home can help minimize the impacts of allergies, so we can get back to enjoying the summer!

6 simple steps to beat summer allergies around the home

With the sunny skies, and backyard barbecues and gorgeous gardens in full…

  • Jun 21, 2021
Some basic steps around the home can help minimize the impacts of allergies, so we can get back to enjoying the summer!
Garden centre manager Jack Olszewski and Chris Beaudoin say business has grown by 50 per cent at the Sooke Home Hardware Store. (Rick Stiebel - Sooke News Mirror)

Flower power: COVID restrictions fuel bloom boom on Vancouver Island’

More people seeking flowers to add colour, says Sooke landscaper

Garden centre manager Jack Olszewski and Chris Beaudoin say business has grown by 50 per cent at the Sooke Home Hardware Store. (Rick Stiebel - Sooke News Mirror)
Discover what’s possible: Premium log kits for your shed, studio or suite!

Discover what’s possible: Premium log kits for your shed, studio or suite!

This Nanaimo company has everything you need to build a backyard home office or a cabin at the lake

  • Sep 28, 2020
Discover what’s possible: Premium log kits for your shed, studio or suite!
Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

The best of both worlds in hotel condo

  • Dec 11, 2019
Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit
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